The Chicago Community Trust



For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.


It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.



The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.


Web Address

www.cct.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust

Twitter - @chitrust

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


Job one for local philanthropies: Diversify endowment investments
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

As trustees of philanthropic foundations, we occupy rare but pivotal positions in philanthropy that allow us to influence how our institutions...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Community Foundation awards end-of-year grants, sets record for annual grants
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

In a year filled with challenges, Catherine Bocke Meckes, Community Foundation CEO, said the benefits of charitable endowment couldn't have...more

Milken Institute Future of Health Summit Opens Tomorrow, December 7
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

“We are pleased to bring together our broad network across health, government, finance, industry, philanthropy, and technology to confront these...more

Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust, McCormick Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Polk Brothers Foundation and JP Morgan Chase are helping...more

Baird & Warner Raises Additional $139K For Chicago's COVID-19 Response -- Real Estate Firm's ...
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

Building on the momentum of its initial $150,000 donation made earlier this year through its philanthropic arm -- recently renamed Good Will...more

New Grant Program for Neighborhood Organizations
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

“Our success with the Chicago Fund effort showed us that we had an opportunity to extend grant-making beyond the summer months to...more

Klezmer Music Foundation Awarded Arts Emergency Grant
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

Thanks to a $12,000 grant from Arts Work Fund—Arts for Illinois Emergency Relief Fund (housed at The Chicago Community Trust) to mitigate...more



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